Triathletes to get top training

Four of Solomons Islands best triathletes have traveled to Australia to compete and train with the region’s best. Boris Teddy, JadNalo, Rocky Donald and AndrianaTukuvia were selected from athletes across the region to participate in a 12 month program as members of the Oceania Triathlon Union “Team OTU”, involving support for training and competition for…

Gagame signs with Hekari

Western United FC’s striker Gagame Feni will be playing alongside fellow Solomon Islands player Tutizama Tanito for Hekari FC of Papua New Guinea (PNG) for the upcoming Oceania Club Championship. He is expected to join the club sometimes this month. His inclusion in the Hekari line-up will certainly be a boost to their campaign as…

Lilo vs Tanangada case for Friday

The election petition hearing between the former Prime Minister and Member of Parliament for Gizo/Kolombangara Constituency Gordon Darcy Lilo and his rival Jimson Fiau Tanangada has been moved to tomorrow afternoon. The reason for the adjournment was because Nuatali Tongarutu of ANT Legal Service who represents the petitioner Lilo is being admitted at the National…

Opposition queries new hospital morgue

THE Parliamentary Opposition Group has expressed grave concerns about the awful state of the existing morgue at the National Referral Hospital (NRH). In a statement, it says the unspeakable state of the morgue has been overlooked by the Health administration and has called for the current Government to seriously address the issue. The Opposition Group…

Usi’s chiefly title stripped off

PETER Usi has been terminated from his role as chief to the Burns Creek community, after claims that the reconciliation ceremony between Lau/Mbaelelea MP Augustine Auga early last month, was being hijacked. Community chairman John Seti Iromea confirmed this to the Solomon Star in an interview that, Peter Usi is no longer a chief of…

UNDP new country manager meets PM

The Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has welcomed UNDP’s new Country Manager, Ms Azusa Kubota who was just recently appointed as the head of the UN Joint Present for the Solomon Islands. Ms Kubota previously served as UNDP Deputy Resident Representative in Laos and Maldives and has previously worked in the UNDP Headquarters. At the meeting…